Yesterday my girlfriend and I went to Stockton to shop at Rasputin Music and to eat dinner in Elkgrove at Loving Hut (all vegan restaurant). I wanted to share some of the movies I bought while in Stockton:
The first one is “Lady Snowblood” a 1973 martial arts/revenge film that I’ve been looking for a copy of for a couple of months. This film was also one of the many movies that inspired Quentin Taratino’s Kill Bill. I first tried looking for this movie at the Rasputin in San Francisco but they didn’t have it or anything in the same genre; it was very disappointing. But luckily I was able to find it in Stockton and my girlfriend bought it for me 🙂 The Rasputin in Stockton is well stocked in the movie department not so much in music, though you can still find some cool shit. My girlfriend bought a few CDs (VNV Nation and Morrissey).
The next film that I bought was “Band of Outsiders” (Bande à part) by Jean-Luc Godard the Criterion Collection release. I had bought this for my brother for his birthday a long time ago, so I thought it was about time I got my own copy of the film. BTW the trailer is not very good; but you should still give it a try.
The third film I purchased was another movie I had watched years ago but never got around to buying myself a copy was “The Limey” by Steven Soderbergh. This film also was a big influence on my latest music video: Delusions.
After Rasputin, we went to the mall in Stockton and at their Barnes & Nobles they still sell movies and they were having a 40% off all Blu-Rays, so I picked up a few more films. I bought blu-ray copies of Memento by Christopher Nolan
and Blood Simple by the Coen Brothers, which I haven’t watched yet, but I know I’ll enjoy it. Also my girlfriend bought me this film also.
And the last film I bought for was “High and Low” by by Akira Kurosawa (released by Criterion) another film I have not seen yet but I am excited to watch. Maybe I’ll post my “reviews” of the films once I watch them.